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Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,699,679 shares, a decline of 2.0% from the July 31st total of 5,818,432 shares, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Currently, 6.3% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 399,891 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 14.3 days.

Separately, analysts at Laurentian cut their price target on shares of Uranerz Energy Corp. from C$2.00 to C$1.80 in a research note on Tuesday, July 29th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ) opened at 1.17 on Thursday. Uranerz Energy Corp. has a one year low of $0.80 and a one year high of $1.97. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $1.20 and a 200-day moving average of $1.47. The company’s market cap is $100.9 million.

Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 11th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.02. Analysts expect that Uranerz Energy Corp. will post $-0.10 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Uranerz Energy Corporation (NYSE:URZ) is a uranium company focused on commercial in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium production.

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